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Why should I get a chronicity scan?

Why should I get a chronicity scan?

If carrying twins: Twins may or may not be at risk of the blood vessels from which they get nutrition and oxygen from the mother being shared. This sort of scan is intended to help determine that. If there is such sharing then there is risk of a "twin-twin transfusion" that can cause severe problems, usually for the baby that receives too much blood. ...Read more

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Treated w/laser glaucoma open angle, unsuccessful. Now on Xalatan generic and timoptic (timolol). Is there any new treatment? 83 y.O. Male w/ open angle glaucoma; 40 years chronicity. Reccomendation?

Treated w/laser glaucoma open angle, unsuccessful. Now on Xalatan generic and timoptic (timolol). Is there any new treatment? 83 y.O. Male w/ open angle glaucoma; 40 years chronicity. Reccomendation?

Yes: This is a very good but complicated question.You have not given me nearly enough information to render an opinion.If you are hoping to discontinue your eye drops there are several newer surgical procedures which might work. Talk to your eye doctor about these options. ...Read more

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What is chronic obstructive aiways disease?

What is chronic obstructive aiways disease?

Worsening Airflow: This describes the result of repeated pulmonary irritations. Impaired air exchange leads to other chronic problems too. So, it is not a pleasant diagnosis as it tends to worsen. People who address it asap can definitely slow, maybe even stop the progress. Lifestyle changes and chronic disease self-mgmt groups are very helpful - find one! http://patienteducation.Stanford.Edu/programs/cdsmp.Html. ...Read more

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What is the cause of communicable diseases?

What is the cause of communicable diseases?

Cause of comm diseas: Cause of communicable diseases? Illness transferred from one person to another by exchanging bodily fluids ,such as HIV, hepatitis. "germs" get 2 ur mouth from a sick person who touched something before u. Or in air from a cough or sneeze. Or food you eat prepared by one who did not wash hands after BM. Worms come thur feet/food. Ticks, fleas, etc can inject u when they bite u. Goggle this. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a chronic nightmare disorder?

Is there such a thing as a chronic nightmare disorder?

PTSD?: Some people may have a chronic prsd , and night mares r usually part of the symptoms. There r medication that can help. ...Read more

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What are the common non communicable and communicable diseases?

What are the common non communicable and communicable diseases?

See CDC website: Too many to name here...I suggest that you contact the center for disease control...They will have common listings for you. You might also reference the merk manual. ...Read more

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What is chronic thrombo embolic disease?

What is chronic thrombo embolic disease?

Recurrent blood clot: This is a disease of recurrent clots forming in the extremities and usually lodging in the lung. Sometimes it is discovered by finding a clot in the lower leg, but is also found when pulmonary symptoms such as shortness of breath or cough become apparent. Ct scan of the lungs often demonstrates multiple clots. ...Read more

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Is chronic thromboembolism a terminal disease?

Unlikely.: Unclear what the actual diagnosis that was provided. However most diseases with the name 'chronic' are likely not terminal as in a prognosis of months. If talking about chronic thromboembolism that leads to pulmonary hypertension then need to discuss with your lung doctor. As with most diseases, it depends on the cause and is the cause reversible or controllable or not. ...Read more

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What is chronic sinus disease?

What is chronic sinus disease?

Duration: Chronic sinusitis is sinus inflammation, infection, or disease lasting for longer than 90 days. Disease is vague, but usually we refer to inflammation or infection of the sinuses. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is chronic pain?

What sort of disease is chronic pain?

Fibromyalgia is one: Fibromyalgai is a chronic pain example. These people have chronic muscle aching, tender areas to touch, and many have poor sleep, deconditioning and psychological issues. Each type of chronic pain depends on the clinical symptoms, the clincial findings whcih is true for all medical conditions. Laboratory testing and imaging can help clarify but the phsyician evaluation - most important. ...Read more

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What is chronic microvascular ischemic disease?

What is chronic microvascular ischemic disease?

Parse the words: Chronic = long-standing. Microvascular = small blood vessel. Ischemic = insufficient blood flow. Technically such a condition can affect any organ in the body but this condition gets most attention due to neurologic involvement. Certain genetic & environmental factors contribute to this condition--that is, there is more than one cause. ...Read more

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Is chronic thrombolic a terminal disease?

Unlikely.: Unclear what the actual diagnosis that was provided. However most diseases with the name 'chronic' are likely not terminal as in a prognosis of months. If talking about chronic thromboembolism that leads to pulmonary hypertension then need to discuss with your lung doctor. As with most diseases, it depends on the cause and is the cause reversible or controllable or not. ...Read more

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How can i determine if I have chronic "Chaga's" disease???

How can i determine if I have chronic "Chaga's" disease???

A parasite induce dz: Chana's disease itself is a chronic dz. secondary to a parasitic infestation called Trypnasoma cruzei, a parasite . Once the Chaga's disease sets in with the signs and symptoms, it is diagnosed. Conduction disorders - heart, dilated intestines from destruction-nerve fibers of intestines are few features. It leads to chr. constipation.Blood tests,biopsy of the affected organ may be helpful sometime ...Read more

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What are non-communicable diseases? What is an example of such a disease?

What are non-communicable diseases? What is an example of such a disease?

Non-communicable: Non-communicable diseases are those that you cannot transmit to another person - in other words, not contagious. Cellulitis. Rheumatoid arthritis. Coronary artery disease. Emphysema. There are many, many, many non-communicable diseases. ...Read more

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What are the most common communicable disease?

Probably: rhinovirus, which is responsible for most colds. ...Read more